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Dry Eyes and Workplace Productivity: Strategies for Maintaining Focus and Comfort

Dry eye syndrome is a common condition that occurs when the eyes do not produce enough tears or when the tears evaporate too quickly. This can lead to discomfort, irritation, and blurred vision. It is estimated that millions of people worldwide suffer from dry eyes, and it can have a significant impact on work productivity.

Understanding Frame Materials: Pros and Cons of Metal, Plastic, and Other Options

When it comes to choosing the right eyewear, one of the most important considerations is the frame material. The frame material not only affects the overall aesthetics of the eyewear but also determines its durability, comfort, and functionality.

Why Does My Child Sit so Close to the TV?

Your child tending to sit close to the TV or holding their book very close while reading, might not merely be a habit, but a sign of an important issue that requires your attention. It may indicate that your child has myopia (also known as nearsightedness).

How Serious is Myopia?

Myopia is a prevalent eye condition that affects millions of people worldwide. It's often regarded as a harmless condition that requires nothing more than a pair of glasses or contact lenses to correct. However, is that the whole truth? Is myopia truly a minor inconvenience, or is there more to this condition that we should be aware of?

Dry Eyes? We can Help!

One of the leading reasons for a medical visit at You & Eye is dry eye. Dry eye is exceedingly common in the United States. A summary estimate of prevalence from a meta-analysis of dry eye in the US is 17.4%!1 This means almost 1 out of 5 people experience dry eye symptoms.  

At You & Eye we have always loved teachers. We appreciate them even more this year. They are truly heroes. Our kids remain excited about school despite it being virtual and are eager to sit at their desks and interact with their teachers...

Based on the good work that you and other Oregonians have done in “flattening the curve”, Governor Kate Brown has eased existing restrictions on non-emergent and elective medical care...

Open for Urgent Needs

Thank you West Linn (and surrounding community) for participating in the great “stay at home” party COVID-19 is throwing. In these challenging times, we want to make sure you are doing well...

In the best interest of the public’s health, and per CDC recommendation, ...You & Eye will no longer be conducting routine exams or spectacle purchases beginning Thursday, March 19, 2020. The recommendation to stop routine eye care is designed to encourage social distancing

Wow… How is everyone doing? This is a scary time. We recognize at You & Eye that there are many questions about what to do in the era of Covid-19. We have many of the same questions...